SES S.A. provides satellite and ground infrastructure solutions worldwide.
Average dividend payer and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has SES's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SESGL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SESGL underperformed the Luxembourg Media industry which returned -26.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SESGL underperformed the Luxembourg Market which returned -36% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SES's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StA Rising Share Price Has Us Looking Closely At SES S.A.'s (BDL:SESGL) P/E Ratio
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is SES S.A.'s (BDL:SESGL) Share Price Doing?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive SES's (BDL:SESGL) Share Price Down A Painful 85%?
Is SES undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SESGL (€5.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€4.03)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SESGL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SESGL is good value based on its PE Ratio (12x) compared to the XE Media industry average (12.7x).
PE vs Market: SESGL is good value based on its PE Ratio (12x) compared to the Luxembourg market (24.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SESGL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SESGL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the XE Media industry average (1.2x).
How is SES forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SESGL's forecast earnings growth (1.6% per year) is below the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SESGL's earnings (1.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Luxembourg market (21% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SESGL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SESGL's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Luxembourg market (5.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SESGL's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SESGL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.9%).
How has SES performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SESGL has a large one-off loss of €120.0M impacting its March 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SESGL's current net profit margins (11.4%) are higher than last year (10.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SESGL's earnings have declined by 19.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SESGL's earnings growth over the past year (3.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-19.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SESGL earnings growth over the past year (3.7%) exceeded the Media industry 2.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SESGL's Return on Equity (4.1%) is considered low.
How is SES's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SESGL's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: SESGL's short term assets (€1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€5.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SESGL's debt to equity ratio (70.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SESGL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 128.5% to 70.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SESGL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.6%).
Interest Coverage: SESGL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).
What is SES current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SESGL's dividend (6.7%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Luxembourg market (2.72%).
High Dividend: SESGL's dividend (6.7%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Luxembourg market (5.44%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SESGL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SESGL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (80.6%), SESGL's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SESGL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (63.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Collar (50 yo)
Mr. Steve Collar has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of SES SA since April 5, 2018. Mr. Collar has served as Chief Executive Officer of SES Networks at SES Techcom S.A. since 2011. Mr. Colla ...
|CEO & President||2.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Institutional Relations & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Commercial||8.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Commercial Americas||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Regulatory & Governmental Strategy||7.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Strategy & Development Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Astra Germany and Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Dach Region||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SESGL's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
|Honorary Chairman||5.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Vice-Chairperson of the Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Non Independent Director||4.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Non Independent Director||10.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Non Independent Vice-Chairperson of the Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Independent Director||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SESGL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
SES S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SES S.A.
- Ticker: SESGL
- Exchange: BDL
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Cable and Satellite
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €2.823b
- Shares outstanding: 455.44m
- Website: https://www.ses.com
Number of Employees
- SES S.A.
- Château de Betzdorf
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SESG||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||FIDUCIARY DR EACH REP 1 'A' SHS NPV||FR||EUR||Jul 1998|
|SES||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||FIDUCIARY DR EACH REP 1 'A' SHS NPV||DE||EUR||Jul 1998|
|SESGL||BDL (Bourse de Luxembourg)||Yes||FIDUCIARY DR EACH REP 1 'A' SHS NPV||LU||EUR||Jul 1998|
|SGBA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||FIDUCIARY DR EACH REP 1 'A' SHS NPV||US||USD||Jul 1998|
|0M6P||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||FIDUCIARY DR EACH REP 1 'A' SHS NPV||GB||EUR||Jul 1998|
|SESGP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||FIDUCIARY DR EACH REP 1 'A' SHS NPV||GB||EUR||Jul 1998|
|SESG N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||FIDUCIARY DR EACH REP 1 'A' SHS NPV||MX||MXN||Jul 1998|
SES S.A. provides satellite and ground infrastructure solutions worldwide. The company offers content management comprising of content storage, content processing, video on demand content delivery, metadat ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/05 21:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/05 00:00|
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